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Table A-7. Employment status of the civilian population by nativity and sex, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-7. Employment status of the civilian population by nativity and sex, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status and nativity Total Men Women
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012

Foreign born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

36,657 38,103 18,125 18,447 18,531 19,655

Civilian labor force

24,447 25,116 14,330 14,414 10,117 10,703

Participation rate

66.7 65.9 79.1 78.1 54.6 54.5

Employed

22,224 23,201 13,135 13,453 9,090 9,748

Employment-population ratio

60.6 60.9 72.5 72.9 49.1 49.6

Unemployed

2,222 1,915 1,195 961 1,027 954

Unemployment rate

9.1 7.6 8.3 6.7 10.2 8.9

Not in labor force

12,210 12,986 3,795 4,034 8,415 8,953

Native born, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

203,415 205,670 98,434 99,153 104,981 106,517

Civilian labor force

129,575 129,958 67,681 67,927 61,895 62,032

Participation rate

63.7 63.2 68.8 68.5 59.0 58.2

Employed

118,277 120,132 61,687 62,667 56,591 57,466

Employment-population ratio

58.1 58.4 62.7 63.2 53.9 53.9

Unemployed

11,298 9,826 5,994 5,260 5,304 4,566

Unemployment rate

8.7 7.6 8.9 7.7 8.6 7.4

Not in labor force

73,839 75,711 30,753 31,226 43,086 44,485

NOTE: The foreign born are those residing in the United States who were not U.S. citizens at birth. That is, they were born outside the United States or one of its outlying areas such as Puerto Rico or Guam, to parents neither of whom was a U.S. citizen. The native born are persons who were born in the United States or one of its outlying areas such as Puerto Rico or Guam or who were born abroad of at least one parent who was a U.S. citizen. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2021